Pray for a Mother and Daughter Staying in a VOM Safe House

Mar. 02, 2018 | Nepal Pray for a Mother and Daughter Staying in a VOM Safe House Sarala and her mother became Christians in early 2017. When Sarala’s father learned that they planned to be baptized, he beat them and forbade them from doing so. On the day of the baptism, he locked Sarala in […]

Four Nepali Christians released after nine months wrongful imprisonment.

UPDATE Sept 2017 Four Nepali Christians Released After Nine Months of Wrongful Imprisonment Nepali Christians Wrongfully Imprisoned for Praying for Mentally Ill Woman Finally Released 09/27/2017 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) is elated to report that four Nepali Christians, Lali Pun, Bimkali Budha, Ruplal Pariyar and his wife Ganga, were finally released […]

Nepali imminent anti-conversion laws.

  NEPAL – Parliament passes new anti-conversion bill and potential “blasphemy” law Earlier this month (8 August), Nepal’s parliament passed a bill restricting religious conversion and criminalising “hurting religious sentiment.” The new legislation, which the country’s president is expected to sign into law imminently, will mean anyone convicted of encouraging someone to convert could be […]

Pray for Durga and Dinesh, New Christians in a Himalayan Village

Feb. 10, 2017 | Nepal In early 2016, two front-line workers stayed with a local couple, “Durga” and her husband, “Dinesh,” while serving in a remote Himalayan village. When Durga became ill, the workers prayed and cared for her until she recovered. Both Durga and Dinesh subsequently came to faith in Christ and began sharing […]

Praise God that Eight Christians Have Been Cleared of Proselytizing Charges

Dec. 16, 2016 | Nepal Eight Nepali Christians were cleared of “proselytizing” charges on Dec. 6, bringing a close to their ordeal. “Praise the Lord!” a VOM contact said. “All eight Christians having court case got clean sheet today. are thankful to all who continuously prayed and helped in many different ways.” Police arrested a […]

Pray for Leah, Who Is Being Blamed for Her Father’s Illness

Sep. 30, 2016 | Nepal  “Leah”, a 15-year-old girl from a rural village in Nepal, is being told that her Christian faith has caused her father’s illness. Although her conversion to Christianity was opposed by her family, Leah has held to her faith in Christ, walking four to five hours to attend church with other […]

Nepalese Authorities Arrest Seven Christians for Distributing Religious Handbooks

International Christian Concern 2020 Pennsylvania Ave. NW #241, Washington, D.C. 20006  |  E-mail: Media Contact: Olivia Miller, Communications Coordinator (301)-859-3842 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Constitutional Amendment Used to Punish Christians for Sharing their Faith 06/15/2016 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that seven Christians in Nepal were […]

Pray for Shyam, Christian Worker Targeted by Hindu Radicals

  Shyam Darji, a Christian worker in Nepal, is being targeted by Hindu radicals because of his ministry activities. The radical group Shiva Sena Nepal published his name and photo in a local newspaper, “outing” him as a Christian convert. In a notice dated Aug. 8, the radical group warned him that they will “take […]

Proposed Nepal Constitutional changes not accepted!

8/10/2015 Nepal (ASSIST News Services)  Christians may soon be prohibited from participating in church services and other religious activities in Nepal after the predominantly Hindu nation adopted a new Constitution on Monday. According to a story by World Watch Monitor (WWM), attempting to convert someone to another religion is already prohibited in Nepal, but the […]